Well, if you’re traveling in the north country fair
Where the winds hit heavy on the borderline

from Bob Dylan – Girl From The North Country Lyrics on Rap Genius


This song was written by Dylan after his first trip to England, which could be what he refers to as the north country in the song.

Dylan met Martin Carthy, an English folksinger in England in 1962. The “north country fair” refers to Scarborough Fair, an English folk ballad

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